Aug 24, Colombo: Minister of Megapolis and Western Development Patali Champika Ranawaka Friday ceremonially laid the foundation stone to construct the Fantasy Island, the amusement park which is to become Colombo's premier family entertainment center.
The park to be located at Waters Edge in Battaramulla overlooking the waters of Diyawanna is a Board of Investment (BOI) project with Fantasy Island (Private) Limited, which will invest four million US dollars in the entertainment park to be opened in 12 months.
The amusement park, to be built as a pioneering step towards making Colombo a global city, representing the elements air, sea, and land, will feature a 40m Giant Ferris wheel, an indoor snow experience, and a big water play-area including waterslides.
With brand new equipment exclusively from European suppliers, the park will provide plenty of fun and educational activities while ensuring highest quality and safety standards.
The Project operative under the theme "A country Worth Living In." is being implemented with the intention of granting the local citizens an entertainment opportunities at the international level. The state-of-the-art family entertainment attraction will cater for international and local tourists and residents.
This Park will also give an opportunity to the local crowds who intend to go abroad purely for entertainment to experience such entertainment within the country saving their money and time, Minister Ranawaka said at the occasion.